What are the health benefits of having chillies?

October 24, 2008 11:39am CST
Chillies have abundant levels of Vitamin A and Vitamin C. They have unique compound called capsaicin. Having 2 or 3 chillies per day can meet your daily requirements of Vitamin C. Capsaicin helps the intestinal walls to absorb nutrients faster and speed up metabolism.
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@lilaclady (28236)
• Australia
24 Oct 08
yes I have heard that as well, and I guess the red chilli would probably come under the section of anti8-cancer as I was reading any fruit or vegetable that is red comes under that, thank you for the extra information.
@sweety_81 (2125)
• India
25 Oct 08
Yes; Chillies if taken in moderation ;and not excess are good for Health . Green Chillies have Iodine and Vitamin - C .Other chillies too have special Vitamins or other good food components .